Mahmood Adeel

510 Posts

Iran Rejects Saudi Alliance, Now Border Heating Up. Coincidence?

Security situation on the border with Iran is heating up. Ten Iranian border guards have been killed by militants from Pakistan side and Iranian...

Ehsanullah Ehsan: How did ‘patriotic Pakistanis’ end up as RAW agents?

Ehsanullah Ehsan's confession has confirmed what we have said all along: TTP are fighting to destabilise Pakistan under the direction of hostile foreign intelligence...

When do ‘turning points’ become a death spiral?

I have been hesitant to write anything about Mashal Khan lynching. What can be said that has not already? Not only this time, but...

Jadhav Death Sentence: Show of Strength…or Weakness?

Indian national and alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav has been sentenced to death. It is a surprise news not because of the outcome, but because...

Visa leaks: A political strategy that backfired?

It's hard to believe that it's almost been five years since PMLN dominated the polls and Nawaz Sharif returned for a third term as...

Are we living up to the promise of the Lahore Resolution?

As we all ignore the obvious neo-colonialist overtones of foreign troops parading through the capital on Pakistan Day, I want to draw our attention...

Husain Haqqani Controversy: The Real Cover Up

The latest controversy surrounding Husain Haqqani continues to grow as different parties try to score some political points. Whether it is PMLN trying to...

PSL Final: A glimpse of the possible, and the danger of complacency

It was spectacular. The most historic PSL Final held in Lahore among glittering lights and screaming fans was a much needed reprieve from the...

The existential threat is not terrorism

I had planned to write a short piece about this week's suicide attack, but then there was another one. And another one. And then...

Religious Tests: Theirs and Ours

Following massive protests blocking US airports, an American judge has blocked an order by the American President blocking citizens of Muslim countries from entering...

Are We A Lawless Country?

While some debate whether supreme law of the land is the Constitution or the Quran, I am here to offer another possibility. We have...

Our addiction to fake news

Over the past year the world's attention has been drawn to the issue of 'fake news'. This has been mostly as a result of...

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Pakistan Cannot Escape Rules of Economics

On Thursday May 26, the coalition government led by Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif announced an increase in prices of petroleum products. Finance Minister, Miftah...

Deal with IMF is Pakistan Rupee’s Only Hope

Pakistan’s economic crisis continues with the rupee in free fall and inconclusive talks between the government of Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)....

Pakistan in Crisis Mode, Once Again

Pakistan appears to be heading towards political confrontation with the recent PTI march on the federal capital. Crackdowns on the opposition leaders and the...

Pakistan Makes Changes to Electoral Law

Recently, the National Assembly of Pakistan passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill 2022 that seeks to remove the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in...
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